Julian Aldridge

Principal Consultant, Regional Manager - International

Julian is based in the UK and is our Regional Manager – International. He has more than 18 years of experience as a geologist in resource assessment, mineral exploration and project management of grassroots to feasibility stage projects. He is skilled in 3D modelling, resource assessment, QAQC assessment and data/statistical analysis. He is a Chartered Geologist (CGeol) with the Geological Society of London, a Member of the IOM3 (MIMMM) and acts as a CP/QP.

Before working as a consultant, Julian spent 10 years as an exploration geologist, managing drill programmes, running geochemical sampling and geophysical programmes in multiple countries. He has a superb practical knowledge of modern mapping, sampling and analysis techniques and has spent time working on remote sites and communicating in different cultures, allowing him to develop an excellent analysis and interpretation ability. Julian has an expert knowledge of genetic and descriptive metallogenic models.

Julian has experience with the following commodites Mineral Sands, Silica sands, Lithium, REEs, Bauxite, and Vanadium and is a Competent Person for Gold, Silver, PGEs, Iron ore, Base metals, Copper, Nickel laterite, and Graphite.

Qualifications : MSc Mining Geology (MCSM), MESci (Oxon)